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Rio Bar

) #29 of 41 Coffee & Tea in Zurich #1,340 of 1,687 Places to Eat in Zurich €€ - €€€ Cafe, Bar, Pub
Gessnerallee 17 | Ch-8001, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 244 09 09
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
11 Jan 2017
“Nice place for a coffee or after work drink, particularly on a sunny day”
24 Aug 2016
“Cool place to meet friends for a coffee”
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Cafe, Bar, Pub
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Gessnerallee 17 | Ch-8001, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

You just feel.....how would u feel if u wake up in the morning and it s raining again?Ha????!! not the story here: i had 3 wonderful sunny days in hectic Zurich, and, on my every walk i bumped into this bar, to say so ....More

1  Thank 657andra01
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Coffee here is excellent, or you can get a juice or an alcoholic drink. The staff are friendly, and professional. Service is good. A great location.

Thank betty j
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Been here several times over lunch, mid afternoon and after work. Lunch is rather average with little choice. The quiche is good but I have had some pretty tasteless soups there before. I frequent the place due to the convenient location and fact that it...More

Thank 812pip
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visiting Zurich with a child and visitor we were recommended this little bar close to the historic town centre for lunch,and it looked nice from the outside, but what a disappointment it was, the food (overpriced, of course, since this is Switzerland) on offer was...More

Thank Adionahina
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Can't say too much about this place, its very great for a stop to drink a coffee or tea, met friends here many times, even had 1 or 2 business meetings. I liked the coffee but have not tried much else. The staff was always...More

Thank Andre W
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I don't like coming here when it's packed because the service level goes down the drain very quickly. Otherwise they tend to be okay. Nice place to have coffee with friends during summer. Great place to grab a takeaway coffee before rushing to the station.

Thank eattravelrepeat
Reviewed 8 February 2016

If you want to meet pretentious swiss young entrepreneurs , young students or just your run of the mill Swiss xenophobic snob , you are in the right place! The coffee is good but starbucks prices , the service can be pleasant for the most...More

Thank Titiana2
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Rio bar is located between the Sihl River with a large garden seating space and with the surrounding traffic can be a bit hectic. I visited early morning and it was quiet, but most of the time on a sunny day this place is packed....More

1  Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Where here in June for a quick drinks stop with my friends. We got some drinks at the bar and it was ok. We just seat outside and enjoy the river. Very basic but ok.

Thank J Carlos L
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Relaxing and uncomplicated place to hang out on a sunny afternoon. Close to downtown shopping, central train station, various good restaurants. Very nice and helpful staff. Good and fancy choice of drinks and liquors. Nice selection of gin and a great tonic ("Gents" - Swiss)....More

Thank TapasMuchoGusto
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Cafe, Bar, Pub
Meals
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gessnerallee 17 | Ch-8001, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 244 09 09
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